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Plano RDSPD Staff News - January 15, 2016
Dates to Know:
January 25 @ 6:30 - January Parent Meeting & Student Social - Cyber Safety - Date Change
February 11-14 - Academic Bowl
February 25 @ 6:30 - February Parent Meeting & Student Social - Speech
March 7-11 - Plano ISD Spring Break
March 19 @ 2:00 - Spring Show - Date Change
March 31 @ 6:30 Parent Meeting & Student Social - DARS
April 8 & 9 - Imagination Texas
April 8 - 10 - Math Counts
April 19 - 22 - Rescheduled Peer Review dates
April 21 @ 6:30 April Parent Meeting & Spring Show - College Accommodations
May 19@ 6:30 Parent Meeting & Student Social - Pot Luck Dinner
June 3 - last day for students in PISD
July 5-8 - SEE
July 17 - 20 - Statewide Conference
Need PD hours for 6/6/16? If your principal is allowing PD hours ahead of time for that day, we are giving 1.5 hours credit for attending parent meetings.
Fundraising Opportunities for Plano RDSPD
Spring Show Ads
Spread the word about the fantastic opportunity to advertise in the spring show flyer. All money raised from the advertising helps to support student activities. Contact Tammy Clanton for more information.
Please help us support our student activities. It is through fundraising that our students are able to participate in activities outside of school.
Staff Shout Outs...
Jo- Great job getting parents at the STAP meeting! You had the most participants!
Jo, Sarah, Karla, Pauline- Thank you for coming to the STAP Parent Meeting and supporting the program.
Shout out to Connie Rocha for receiving Para of the Year at Pearson’s holiday party yesterday! She truly deserves it!
Give a shout out to Lindsay Gregory on a healthy recovery on her foot surgery.
- 6 year old Ethan LeBlanc has added "Accomplished Skier" to his resume. Over the holidays his family skied Snomass in Aspen.
On New Year's day, sophomore Corin Harrison and junior Will Durnin joined 780 more members of the Allen Eagle band to become the largest band in history to march the Rose Bowl Parade in Pasedena, California.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daD1FXhdcwA
Michaela Nguyen/Centennial HS/Frisco : First Place in the Pink Tournament for the JV Golf Team
Meghana Vedala/Vandeventer MS/Frisco: Victorious Viking for Team 7a (chosen by teachers as responsible and dependable)
Amari Smith was accepted to RIT.
Peer Review is fast approaching. The parent survey was sent out today in an electronic version. You will be receiving a hard copy of a letter and parent survey to send home with all of your students. Please encourage your parents to complete and return the surveys.
Plano RDSPD Communication Philosophy -https://drive.google.com/a/pisd.edu/file/d/0B6dsJkpn4D0rb0k4Y3hoRlg0TFk/view?usp=sharing. Please be familiar with the philosophy.
Communication Modality Continuum - https://drive.google.com/a/pisd.edu/file/d/0B6dsJkpn4D0rdnBlQnctOFhwS3c/view?usp=sharing
Plano RDSPD Placement Options -https://drive.google.com/a/pisd.edu/file/d/0B6dsJkpn4D0rbm9QaERUOFdqelE/view?usp=sharing
We will have a great Peer Review because you are the best. We will just take some time to gather the documentation and meet about all aspects of our program so that you are more knowledgeable about the whole picture.
Items due by 3/1/16:
- Professional Development Log Click here for the form to use when you have training other than what appears on My Learning Plan
- Weeks worth of lesson plans - more guidance to come
- Samples of assessment used
Peer Review Team here April 19 - 22.
Plano RDSPD Annual Review of Communication - ARC
ARC input meetings will be held to gather your input after working with the ARC the past semester. We need your help to make it better and more streamlined. Your team leaders will be letting you know the date for your campus.
Helpful Links and Information
See archived links at https://sites.google.com/a/pisd.edu/plano-rdspd-staff/internet-resources
Volta Voices On Line October - December - http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=2203f9cf-4599-4f8c-9633-4512a5616be4&c=fa5d3330-a9ba-11e3-a4e8-d4ae5275dbc8&ch=fb7c5ed0-a9ba-11e3-a51d-d4ae5275dbc8
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